Procurement's Role in Avoiding Supply Chain Disruptions

September 17, 2019

Electronic-component buyers are in a great position to help manufacturers avoid or at least prepare for potential supply chain disruptions. Numerous factors can influence supply chain disruptions, and the number of potential threats grows every year.

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Creating an Integrated Supply Chain in Retail Grocery

Infographic | January 3, 2020

With the ongoing expansion of online retail, consumers want more convenience and a wider selection of fresh products, which have shorter shelf lives—putting more pressure on the entire supply chain. This pressure is pushing retailers' cost and service metrics in the wrong direction and boosting tension between retailers and their CPG suppliers. But what if they dealt with this pressure by looking at the supply chain together and using digital tools to collaborate.

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What Is Wasted Motion Costing Your Warehouse?

Infographic | February 3, 2020

According to the US Census Bureau: There are roughly 957,000 U.S. Warehouse Workers. The Average Warehouse Worker Wastes -8 Minutes Per Hour Walking To Printers & Computers. That's the distance from NYC to Atlanta in wasted motion! Eliminate it with Mobile Powered Workstations.

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TOP ISSUES FACING 3PL'S AND COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES

Infographic | January 6, 2020

Power consumption: Energy cost have increased 33% over the past decade. Consumption rose from 5.25 c/KWH to over 7.01 c/KWH this accounting for nearly 15 percent of the facilities operating cost. Next to energy, labor costs are the second largest concern for a 3PL warehouse. The demand for skilled labor is at an all time high with manufactures, repack operators and other warehouses and retailers all competing for the same worker.

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THE DIGITAL LINK TO SUPPLY CHAIN

Infographic | January 3, 2020

Digital technologies drive efficiency of supply chain operations. Digital collaboration enables Zara to design, produce and deliver new apparel to stores in 14 days compared to 9 months for competition. Digital Technologies 11 Ensure Data Consistency Electron, Data Interchange platform helped Levi Strauss & Co. to reduce manual tracking and tracing of inbound shipments by 98%.

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10 Emerging Trends in Supply Chain Industry

Infographic | April 20, 2023

The supply chain industry is experiencing a rapid transformation in response to global volatility and uncertainty. From digitalization and automation to sustainability and agility, these trends offer significant opportunities for optimization and growth. Companies can reduce costs, increase revenue, and improve delivery reliability by adopting the trends.

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Supply Chain Analytics Trends and Success Factors

Infographic | January 20, 2020

In 2019, APQC surveyed supply chain professionals regarding the use of analytics in the supply chain. It conducted a similar survey in 2016. Without stakeholder support, financial resources, and skilled talent for analytics activities, organizations will be unable to make use of the key enablers. This infographic from APQC highlights the three enablers organizations need to achieve and maintain success in analytics.

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